Moths of North Carolina
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Paraeschra georgica (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) - Georgian Prominent


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NotodontidaeSubfamily: NotodontinaeTribe: NotodontiniP3 Number: 930010.00 MONA Number: 7917.00 MONA Synonym: Hyperaeschra georgica
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Immature Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Woodlands and forests (Wagner, 2005). Our records come from a wide variety of hardwood forests, including bottomlands, mesic slopes, dry-xeric sand ridges, cove forests, and high elevation northern hardwoods.
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on oaks (Wagner, 2005)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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 Photo Gallery for Paraeschra georgica - Georgian Prominent

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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2021-06-04
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2021-05-22
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-08
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2021-04-14
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Michael P. Morales on 2021-04-14
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-30
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-03-30
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: N. Williamson on 2020-09-08
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-08-29
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-08-25
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-08-08
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-07-01
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2020-06-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-05-03
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason on 2020-04-10
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-04-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: L. M. Carlson on 2019-07-31
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Salman Abdulali on 2019-07-19
Alamance Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-10
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2019-05-25
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-04-04
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-09-17
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Julie Tuttle on 2017-06-01
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof on 2017-05-16
McDowell Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2016-05-10
Orange Co.
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